Pallai is a small town in Northern Sri Lanka. It lies near the coast on the northern peninsular.
It is served by a railway station on the national network which is currently out of use due to war damage. In 2009, agreements have been made to restore the line to use. This was opened on the 4th March 2014
There is another nearby town with this name. This is also a surname in Orissa (state in India)
Coordinates: 09°36′00″N 80°19′00″E / 9.60000°N 80.31667°E / 9.60000; 80.31667